Fikri welcomes Emily to the show to talk about ‘Whispers of Silence’ and some aspects of Burmese cinema.
The Haunting Draw of the West – Colonial Legacies in African Cinema
Originally published on Africa is a Country, Delali Adogla-Bessa considers how African cinema can provide solace for its tortured relationship to the West.
The Big Boom – The Aussiewood Impact
Originally published in The Conversation, Mark David Ryan and Kelly McWilliam discusses the viability of Australia is a filmmaking center of the world.
A Cathartic Kernel – Not Watching Tenet
Fikri Jermadi explains why a night of unease led to an avoidance of Tenet… for now.
A Character Called Z. Lokman – A ke Z Lokman
Having seen Amir Muhammad’s latest film, Hassan Muthalib shares his thoughts about the documentary on the legendary Malaysian filmmaker.
Reframing the Frame – Voices from the East (part 3)
Concluding an enlightening panel discussion at the 2017 Young Filmmakers Forum, Jasmine Suraya Chin, Putri Purnama Sugua and Nadira Ilana discuss how to best make films in Borneo, why trust is important in East Malaysia, and share ideas on how the bigger picture can be improved.
Errors of Erasure – Voices from the East (part 2)
Continuing a discussion held at the 2017 Young Filmmakers Forum, Putri Purnama Sugua, Nadira Ilana, and Jasmine Suraya Chin wax lyrical on the making of their own films, issues faced by Borneoan performers, and how this issue is linked to the more global issue of whitewashing.
Levelling the Imbalanced – Voices from the East (part 1)
At the 2017 Young Filmmakers Forum, filmmakers Nadira Ilana and Putri Purnama Sugua, along with the actress Jasmine Suraya Chin, discussed their filmmaking experiences in East and West Malaysia, how they are affected by the perspectives of others, and the misrepresentation of their respective communities on screen.